AirTalk for August 1, 2012

Barack Obama Goes On 2-Day Campaign Swing In Ohio And Pennsylvania
A new poll from Quinnipiac University reveals that Barack Obama is ahead of Mitt Romney in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.
Long Favored By Shoplifters, Baby Formula Goes Under Lock And Key
As part of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s push to make New Yorkers healthier, city hospitals will restrict and monitor the distribution of baby formula to mothers starting in September.
Olympics Swimming Michael Phelps

What’s the Olympic flap-du-jour?

Michael Phelps got the gold yesterday, winning the 800-meter freestyle relay along with teammates Ryan Lochte, Conor Dwyer and Ricky Berens. The medal is Phelps’ 15th gold; his two silver and two bronze make him the most-medaled Olympian ever.
Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Constitutionality Of Health Care Law
By 2014, President Obama’s landmark health law is expected to extend coverage to more than 300,000 people in California’s Inland Empire. But that new coverage might not actually translate to increased care. Why? Because there aren’t enough doctors to go around.
Supreme Court Building

Supreme Court asked to hear Prop 8 case

Proposition 8 may finally get its day in high court.

Federal Reserve releases statement as US stocks waver

The U.S. Federal Reserve wrapped up a two-day meeting today, in the wake of ongoing disappointing economic news.
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